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Statistics

Poland

Asylum Seekers and Refugees

 

The Number of Asylum Seekers and Protection Status Granted 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Asylum Seekers - 4,556 5,195 6,925 8,084 6,865 7,093 10,048 8,517 10,018 6,534 -
Total Protection Status - 296 279 269 1,155 2,191 - 2,987 - - - -
Refugee Status - 296 279 245 315 335 423 116 186 127 - -
Other Protection - 0 0 24 840 1856 - 2,871 - - - -

Source: Office for Foreigners

Resettlement

 

The Number of Resettled Refugees
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Resettled Refugees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Poland snapshot

Size: 312,679 km2

Population: 38.1 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: -

Resettlement Scheme: No

Resettled Refugees: 16 (2011)

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from europa.eu.